September 8, 2020
Two publications have been released as outcomes of IWA’s project on Public Participation in the Regulation of Urban Water Services. This first report, ‘Guidelines for Public Participation in the Regulation of Urban Wat...
September 8, 2020
This second publication, ‘Tools for Public Participation in the Regulation of Urban Water Services’ outlines a tool that can be used as a simulation excercise which is designed to help practioners with the very first s...
SDGs
September 7, 2020
Adam Lovell started his career in the water sector over 20 years ago as a Chemist at Anglian Water and is now the Executive Director of the Water Service Association of Australia. Adam believes that the IWA Principles for Water-Wi...
September 1, 2020
Utilities are starting to adapt as they observe the first impacts of climate change on their operation… but not so many feel the urgency to contribute to reducing the magnitude of this change by reducing their own emissions. Mos...
June 5, 2020
Photo by Gustavo Quepón on Unsplash This year’s theme for World Environment Day is Time for Nature, and with COVID-19  many of us are now taking the time  to appreciate our green spaces as the monotony of lockdowns are bei...
March 6, 2020
“We cannot solve our problem with the same thinking we used when we created them.” Albert Einstein We’ve all heard about thinking out of the box… But it’s easier said than done. A few days ago I was pushed outside my box...
SDGs
February 18, 2020
Director of Planning at the Greater Copenhagen Utility, Brian Jansen, gives a very brief overview of some of the Technical Tours being offered at the 2021 IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition in Copenhagen, Denmark. The tours...
SDGs
October 3, 2019
Diane D'Arras – The Future from IWA on Vimeo. President of the International Water Association, Diane D’Arras, outlines the main actors and axes that can determine the water-wise status of a city. She states that ...
September 11, 2019
On the initiative Berlin’s water utility Berliner Wasserbetriebe and the Berlin Center of Competence for Water (KWB), the City of Berlin has now endorsed the IWA principles on Water-wise Cities. At the opening ceremony of the In...
August 20, 2019
Drainage channels built in early years in Hong Kong were designed primarily for flood protection purpose with less considerations on environmental protection or ecological conservation. To address the impacts of global climate cha...